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Deep Purple Announces ‘Machine Head: Super Deluxe Edition’

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Deep Purple will celebrate their landmark 1972 album Machine Head with a “super deluxe” reissue containing previously unreleased live footage, multiple mixes and remastered sound.
Machine Head: Super Deluxe Edition arrives on March 29 as a three-CD/LP/Blu-ray audio set. It’s available for preorder now. You can see the full track listing and listen to a stereo version of “Smoke on the Water” newly remixed by Dweezil Zappa below.

Zappa remixed all of Machine Head in both stereo and Dolby Atmos for the Super Deluxe Edition. “It’s one of those records where I think, ‘How did they come up with this?’ It’s got classical influences in the guitar and the keyboard, but then it’s got the blues and there’s little bits of funkiness,” he says in the liner notes. “And you have this singer who has the most killer voice. All these things come together in a way where it doesn’t sound like commercial music, yet people got really excited about it. It’s a fascinating recipe.”
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Other highlights of the Machine Head: Super Deluxe Edition include a previously unreleased concert from Montreux in 1971. It’s one of two live sets in the collection, along with the previously released In Concert ’72.

Deep Purple, ‘Machine Head: Super Deluxe Edition’LP Track ListingLP One: Dweezil Zappa 2024 RemixSide One1. “Highway Star”2. “Maybe I’m A Leo”3. “Pictures Of Home”4. “Never Before”
Side Two1. “Smoke On The Water”2. “Lazy”3. “When A Blind Man Cries” – B-side4. “Space Truckin’”
CD Track ListingCD One: Dweezil Zappa 2024 Remix1. “Highway Star”2. “Maybe I’m A Leo”3. “Pictures Of Home”4. “Never Before”5. “Smoke On The Water”6. “Lazy”7. “Space Truckin’”8. “When A Blind Man Cries” – B-side
2024 Remaster9. “Highway Star”10. “Maybe I’m A Leo”11. “Pictures Of Home”12. “Never Before”13. “Smoke On The Water”14. “Lazy”15. “Space Truckin’”
CD Two: In Concert ’721. Introduction2. “Highway Star”3. “Strange Kind Of Woman”4. “Maybe I’m A Leo”5. “Smoke On The Water”6. “Never Before”7. “Lazy”8. “Space Truckin’”9. “Lucille”10. “Maybe I’m A Leo” – soundcheck
CD Three: Montreux ’711. “Swiss Yodel” *2. “Speed King” *3. “Strange Kind Of Woman” *4. “Into The Fire” *5. “Child In Time” *6. “Paint It Black” *7. “Wring That Neck (Hard Road)” *8. “Black Night” *9. “Lucille” *
Blu-ray (Audio Only)Dweezil Zappa 2024 Atmos Remix1. “Highway Star” *2. “Maybe I’m A Leo” *3. “Pictures Of Home” *4. “Never Before” *5. “Smoke On The Water” *6. ���Lazy” *7. “Space Truckin’” *8. “When A Blind Man Cries” – B-side *
1974 U.S. Quad Mix9. “Highway Star”10. “Maybe I’m A Leo”11. “Pictures Of Home”12. “Never Before”13. “Smoke On The Water”14. “Lazy”15. “Space Truckin’”Dolby 5.1 Surround Sound Mixes16. “When A Blind Man Cries” – B-side17. “Maybe I’m A Leo”18. “Lazy”
* previously unreleased

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